The teams traded baskets early before a layup from Khaalidah Miller began a 17-0 run and the Bulldogs (2-0) built a 33-11 lead. Georgia’s defense held the Bears (1-2) to just four field goals in the first half and 15 total points.
The Bears struggled, shooting 23.1 percent from the field and committing 22 turnovers compared to 11 for the Bulldogs. Georgia held a 56-39 advantage on the boards, including 21-10 on the offensive end.
Erika Ford tied a game-high with 15 points and added four steals. Merritt Hempe and Miller each had 13 for Georgia.
Ana Anderson scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Mercer. Alicia Williams added 12 points and Teanna Robinson blocked nine shots and had 13 rebounds for the Bears.
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